Dear Makers of Game of Thrones (spoilers)

lilithepink:

Dear Makers of Game of Thrones,

I really, really like your show. Well done. It’s excellent. I love the twisty plots and the complex characters and the amazing cinematography. In particular I love the way that women are depicted on the show. Westeros is clearly a very misogynistic place – men…

lukaziegs:


mybisexualfury:

givemethedrug:

"No you cant you’re 7" I laughed but this is wonderful

I love this!!!!

HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA

lukaziegs:

mybisexualfury:

givemethedrug:

"No you cant you’re 7" I laughed but this is wonderful

I love this!!!!

HAHAHAHHAHAHAHA

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1910-again:

Victor Hugo, Planet c.1866

1910-again:

Victor Hugo, Planet c.1866

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"A quick tangent: I have a fun game/exercise that I play with my rhetoric classes. I pick a seemingly innocuous phrase that is (over-)used in mass media, then I ask the class to explain what it means. No matter what they say, I either pretend not to understand, or ask “no, but what does it mean?” The students think it’s frustrating, then funny, then, frustrating again. A favorite phrase for this game is “senseless violence.”

The point of the exercise is to examine some of the contradictions or confusion we use in everyday language. I feel this way about the phrase “faith in humanity,” and especially “restore [my/your/anyone’s] faith in humanity.” What is humanity, what does it mean to have faith in it, and why does the faith need to be restored? I assume that humanity means something close to “the goodness of human nature,” and not “the essential or unifying nature of personhood,” but I’m really not sure. At the very least the repeated recycling of this phrase should serve as a reminder of the Sisyphean task of restoring faith in humanity, whatever it may mean. Humanity is always already in doubt; our faith must endlessly be restored."

Life Sentences: The Grammar of Clickbait! by Michael Reid Roberts (via mikerugnetta)

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onceuponaspacetime:

chordtones:

Mark Rothko, Green Over Blue, 1956."I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on."


This is my favourite Rothko quote. I saw it in an art gallery once and keep it as a note on my phone because it makes me laugh so much. I’m not sure that reaction is what Rothko was going for, but still.Ecstasy, doom, so on, etc..

onceuponaspacetime:

chordtones:

Mark Rothko, Green Over Blue, 1956.

"I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on."

This is my favourite Rothko quote. I saw it in an art gallery once and keep it as a note on my phone because it makes me laugh so much. I’m not sure that reaction is what Rothko was going for, but still.

Ecstasy, doom, so on, etc..

"It turns out procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth.

You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association between their performance and their value as a person. This makes failure or criticism disproportionately painful, which leads naturally to hesitancy when it comes to the prospect of doing anything that reflects their ability — which is pretty much everything."

Procrastination Is Not Laziness | Thought Catalog

I’ve posted this before but I’m posting it again because it’s just so important and really gets at the heart of why so much advice about procrastination, much of it targeted at people who have ADHD but are just considered “lazy,” fails. Before you can tell someone to “just do it already,” you need to think about the reasons they’re NOT doing it, like all the meanings they’ve attached to vague terms like “success” and “failure.”

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Oh wow.

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That resonates too much.  As I sit on tumblr at 1 in the morning, avoid studying for a test I have at noon today. 

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OK..so this is why I end up doing most of my stuff near the deadlines.

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This explains so much about me, man. 

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It’s also a self protection function: if you do things well, you may be asked to do them again and again. Putting things off is a way to make sure you’re not overworked and then experience burnout.

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